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Health Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery

Sustained and significant weight loss is just one of the benefits of bariatric surgery. Patients who undergo and commit to procedures such as the gastric band, sleeve and bypass can expect a range of other improvements to their general health including remission of type 2 diabetes, improvements in mental wellbeing, sleep apnoea, blood pressure and other conditions. The purpose of these pages is inform you about how a procedure with us, including the long-term aftercare we provide, can help, and even cure, some of the health problems associated with being overweight and obesity.
Sleep Apnoea and Weight Loss

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) 

The characteristics and symptoms associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) are very similar to those associated with obesity.

IIH and weight loss surgery

IIH (Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension)

Maintaining or achieving a healthy weight will reduce the risk factor for IIH.

Loose Skin After Weight Loss Surgery

Loose Skin After Weight Loss Surgery

It’s natural that people would be concerned about excess or loose skin after surgery. Although the risks associated with excess skin are small compared to the life-shortening risks of obesity.

Fertility and Weight Loss Surgery

Pregnancy and Weight Loss Surgery

For many of our patients losing weight to start or grow their family is one of the main reasons for going ahead. The link between obesity and lower fertility is well established.


Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

The prevalence of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is increasing across the world in line with the increase in obesity.

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Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Loss

The health benefits of weight loss surgery have been understood for many years. One area where these benefits are particularly significant is in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.

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Dyslipidaemia and Weight Loss Surgery

Here at Healthier Weight, we address Dyslipidaemia within the obese population and the weight loss surgery options that are available to treat it.

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Childhood Obesity and Weight Loss

If you are the parent of an obese child, the information on this page is designed to help you understand more about childhood obesity in general and it's prevalence.

Cancer and weight loss sugery

Cancer and Weight Loss Surgery

If a person is overweight they are more likely to get cancer than if they are a healthy weight.

Acid reflux and weight loss

Acid Reflux and Weight Loss

We explain the relationship between acid reflux and obesity, including; Symptoms, its causes and the risks.

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High Blood Pressure and Weight Loss

High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases your risk of serious health problems such as heart attacks and strokes.

Mental health and weight loss

Depression and Weight Loss Surgery

We address the relationship between depression and weight loss surgery, and the improvement in the quality of life that patients might expect. 

Joint pain and weight loss surgery

Joint Pain and Weight Loss Surgery

Our experience in the clinic is that joint pain, especially in the knees, hips and ankles is one of the main reasons people choose to go ahead with weight loss surgery.

Kidney Disease and weight loss

Kidney Disease and Weight Loss

Being overweight or obese may increase the risk of developing a number of health issues, one of which is kidney disease.

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*Weight loss surgery results and benefits vary and are different for each individual. As such, Healthier Weight cannot guarantee specific weight loss goals.